James Bond's identity [duplicate]

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In Skyfall, there is a distinct scene where Silva has revealed the true identities of several MI6 agents via YouTube, yet there is no hint that Bond's identity is anything of a pseudonym, because we in fact see his parents' gravestone at his former residence.

What makes Bond so special?

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Part of the Bond mythology is that he was an orphan (family died mountain climbing), that, along with his lifestyle means he has nothing to hide, so doesn't use an alias.

Also his reputation is such that he wants the villain to know who he is to intimidate him.

For example in Casino Royale

Le Chiffre: Mr. Beech, or is that Bond? I’m a little confused.

Bond: Well, we wouldn’t want that, would we?

There is also a school of thought that Bond is the CODE NAME, and the continuity is maintained across the movies as there have been a number of Bonds over the years, and the name is maintained for MI6's best agent due to the reputation.

This is suggested by quotes (Lazenby saying "this never happened to the other guy") and by actions (Brosnan Bond is left with Jinx and a big box of diamonds, but is not contacted by M in the usual bedroom embrace.

Also by out-of-time objects:

  • The Connery era gadgets in Die Another Day
  • The Goldfinger DB5 in Skyfall/Spectre, which has the BMT216A numberplate, so isn't the Casino Royale one.

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Is James Bond supposed to be the same person?

the James Bond films do not care at all about continuity, and yes, each character is named James Bond, and he's the same James Bond, who cares that he looks and acts different all the time, or. the James Bond films tell one long story, in which a variety of men adopt the codename of James Bond when they join MI6.

Why does James Bond tell everyone his name?

In short - James Bond uses his real name because the filmmakers want to maintain the famous name of the character on screen. His safety comes from the fact that the people he encounters on his adventures are unaware (except for a few exceptional villains) that he is 007.

Who played the spoof James Bond?

Johnny English (2003), a James Bond spoof starring Rowan Atkinson, and its two sequels, Johnny English Reborn (2011) and Johnny English Strikes Again (2018).

Is Austin Powers a spoof of James Bond?

Austin Powers is primarily a parody of the James Bond film franchise, Elizabeth Hurley (Vanessa) hosted a documentary on the James Bond film franchise in The World of James Bond (1995).

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